Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
paycheck to paycheck before the economic crisis, and whether you are white, black, red, brown, or yellow, you want to see some more green, so we think that financial dignity and financial literacy is a new civil rights issue. you don't understand the language of money, and you don't have a bank account, you're an economic slave. >> ambassador, what made you get involved in the project? >> dr. king's mission was to redeem the soul of america from the triple evils of racism, war, and poverty. >> that's more than a government proposition, and we found that we had to involve everybody in the free enterprises, and that was more money available in the free enterprise system. if we learn the language of money, as john says, and how the system works. >> how exactly what do you offer in terms of what i read from your website, there's literacy pramdz, there's help with credit, there's all kinds of things, right, for both the younger generations and adults. >> i mean, atlanta is the only international city in the south arguably because this man brought $70 billion worth of investments from t
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> former british prime minister gordon brown is heading the malala campaign. he is touring pakistan this weekend to boost education, and it was his office that declared today malala day. four more years, and we don't mean president obama, we're talking about the two young ladies that live at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. what's it like for them growing up in the white house. first, if you're visiting other cities and you want to fit in and feel like you belong, what's the best way to do this? through food, perhaps. cnn is teaming up with "travel and leisure" magazine to come up with a list of places to eat and your contributions will play a very big part. here is a sample. ♪ >> reporter: it's a damp, chilly morning in denver, colorado, and we're going to try to warm up at the denver biscuit company. just a few years ago, this was really just a bar, people came here to drink at nighttime, and now there's highchairs and kids in here. >> yeah, it was a big question if people would come into a drinking place to eat breakfast, and i think that's a testament to our food. >> should we head to the
Nov 10, 2012 8:00am EST
pause here and you, sir, can go. they got rid of coach mike brown. the team's general manager said that it came down to, quote, looking at the record. the lakers assistant coach will fill in temporarily. >>> historic, ground breaking, a turning point. those are just some terms used to describe the vote in three states this week to allow same-sex marriage. voters in maine, maryland and washington state said yes to it. it marks the first time voters and not legislators or judges have actually decided the issue. opponents say the laws endanger the very fabric of society. joining me now is professor charles mckckinney, a sizzle rights historian. good morning, professor. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. >> so do you think the passage of same-sex marriage laws in maine, maryland and washington signal the beginning of a cultural shift? >> i think that's quite possibly the case. as we've known -- as we've seen in the past, legislatures that have tried to pass this have been less successful. so this could be an indicator of a significant shift in -- or the confirmation of a shift that'